Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 How to enhance non-thermal effects of ultrasound 0 None
2008-12-29 Barcode chip enables cheaper, faster blood testing 0 None
2008-12-21 Miniature therapeutic ultrasound device 0 None
2008-12-18 VistaGen, WARF sign license agreement for human embryonic stem cell technology 0 None
2008-12-18 Next generation intermittent urinary catheters 0 None
2008-12-18 SRS microscopy helps track molecules and drugs in live cells 0 None
2008-12-18 IMRIS receives FDA clearance for 3 Tesla IMRISneuro 0 None
2008-12-18 Drug eluting stents provide better outcomes that bare metal stents in angioplasty 0 None
2008-12-17 Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve 0 None
2008-12-17 Abbott starts trial of 2.25 mm stent system 0 None
2008-12-16 ZOLL Medical cleared to market defibrillator with WiFi option 0 None
2008-12-16 Non-invasive stool-based DNA screening for colon cancer recognized more broadly as standard of care 0 None
2008-12-15 New technique to view labeled tumor cells in 'real' time 0 None
2008-12-15 Carbon nanotube-coated "smart textile" to detect blood and monitor health 0 None
2008-12-15 FDA Class 1 recall for two medical devices 0 None
2008-12-15 Roche's new dual-target HIV-1 test approved in Europe 0 None
2008-12-15 Computer-aided detection (CAD) mammography for breast cancer screening 0 None
2008-12-14 Carbon nanotube sensors for cancer drugs 0 None
2008-12-14 FC2 female condom recommended for approval 0 2
2008-12-14 New imaging system with higher resolution 0 None
2008-12-12 New implantable hemodynamic monitor may help manage diastolic heart failure 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers create tiny, implantable device that captures and kills cancer cells in the bloodstream 0 None
2008-12-11 Implantable hemodynamic monitor may help manage diastolic heart failure 0 None
2008-12-10 Early photon tomography provides clearer picture of tumors in living animals 0 None
2008-12-10 3D imaging technology improves spinal surgery outcome 0 None
2008-12-10 UK's first prostate cancer patient treated using RapidArc radiotherapy 0 5
2008-12-10 New Web-based tool for tracking blood safety 0 None
2008-12-10 New titanium dental implant 0 None
2008-12-10 New biosensor could help the search for new drugs 0 None
2008-12-10 Axial Biotech launches DNA-based test for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis 0 None
2008-12-09 When is a gun a medical device? 0 None
2008-12-08 New imaging technique helps find brain cells key to learning 0 None
2008-12-08 Non-invasive glucose monitoring system 0 5
2008-12-08 Neuronetrix announces preliminary study results for COGNISION System to diagnose Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-12-08 deCODE to integrate new genetic risk factor for type 2 diabetes into its personal genome scan service 0 None
2008-12-08 BD Diagnostics receives FDA approval for imaging system that enhances detection of cervical cancer 0 None
2008-12-05 New method of producing synthetic bone 0 None
2008-12-03 Robotic help for stroke patients 0 None
2008-12-03 Breast-specific gamma imaging identifies hidden breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 New technique to watch for eye disease 0 None
2008-12-03 Prototype blood scanner detects even faint indicators of cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Ship-in-a-bottle kit on a microchip 0 None
2008-12-03 Portable eight-slice CT in ER increases chance of stroke survival and recovery 0 None
2008-12-03 Positron emission mammography effective in detecting breast cancer 1 5
2008-12-03 Molecular breast imaging technique shows greater sensitivity over mammography, ultrasound and MRI for difficult to diagnose breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Virtual colonoscopy has potential to screen for colorectal cancer and osteoporosis at same time 0 None
2008-12-03 New image processing system detects and classifies human facial expressions 0 None
2008-12-02 Lab on a microfluidic chip for the GP's surgery 0 None
2008-12-02 New online tool to predict major depression 0 None
2008-12-02 Smart materials to revolutionise surgical implants 0 None
2008-12-01 New imaging technique captures clinical stages of ocular inflammation 0 None
2008-12-01 Dual-headed dedicated gamma camera accurately detects small breast tumors 0 None
2008-12-01 New cell analysis platform developed - commercial partners sought 0 None
2008-11-30 VIDA Diagnostics gains FDA approval for comprehensive lung analysis software 0 None
2008-11-26 Advanced CT scans 100 percent accurate in checking for clogged arteries 0 None
2008-11-26 How microscopy can unlock the key to disease 0 None
2008-11-25 Out of control atoms provide sharper MRI images 0 None
2008-11-25 New MRI techniques with sharper images 0 None
2008-11-25 Researchers develop 'field hospital on a chip' 0 None
2008-11-25 Study looks at ventricular assist device outcomes 0 None
2008-11-25 Scientists develop 'barcode chip' to revolutionize diagnostic medical testing 0 None
2008-11-25 Hospital ups employee satisfaction 33 percent with 'on screen' internal communications 0 None
2008-11-24 FDA approves lung analysis software from VIDA Diagnostics 0 None
2008-11-24 Novel device enhances efficacy of standard chemotherapy 0 None
2008-11-20 New system helps the repair of hip joint using arthroscopy 0 None
2008-11-19 New cell phone apps automatically track workouts and green transportation 0 None
2008-11-19 Tissue Genesis applies CE Mark to tissue genesis cell isolation system 0 None
2008-11-19 Cytori announces seven new investigator-initiated clinical studies in Japan 0 4
2008-11-19 Roche NimbleGen launches microarrays for analysis of DNA copy number variation 0 None
2008-11-19 Power3 Medical files two patent applications for breast cancer blood test 0 None
2008-11-19 Medtronic launches new device in U.S. to improve treatment of aortic aneurysm 0 None
2008-11-19 Launch of new safety hypodermic needle 0 None
2008-11-18 Trial of Gore-tex-type material to stop strokes 0 None
2008-11-18 New technologies improve supplies of drugs to combat malaria 0 None
2008-11-18 New imaging technique tracks cancer-killing cells over prolonged period 0 None
2008-11-18 Medicsight seeks FDA 510(k) clearance to market ColonCAD software in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-18 MaxCyte STX scalable transfection system launched in London 0 None
2008-11-18 Dilon Technologies forms alliance with Terason Ultrasound in diagnostic imaging 0 None
2008-11-18 CDC launches new on-line tool for violence prevention information 0 None
2008-11-18 Computed tomography technology shows anorexia impairs adolescent bone development 0 5
2008-11-18 Identigene expands sales of OTC DNA paternity test kit 2 None
2008-11-17 Optical frequency-domain imaging provides 3-D view of human coronary arteries 0 None
2008-11-17 Large deformation diffeomorphic mapping reveals brain abnormalities that may play key role in ADHD 0 None
2008-11-17 Innocoll receives fast track designation for Gentamicin surgical implant 0 None
2008-11-17 Nikon Instruments introduces new confocal spectral imaging system 0 None
2008-11-16 Gene chip technology used to rapidly and accurately detect pneumonia in ICU Patients on ventilators 0 5
2008-11-12 Taking telemedicine to the next level 0 None
2008-11-12 Computers used to create predictive models of human disease 0 None
2008-11-11 Nanoporous ceramic membranes could provide breakthroughs for implantable medical devices 0 None
2008-11-11 Nanomatrix stent coating designed to mimic natural endothelium 0 None
2008-11-11 New development of optical probes in chemistry 0 None
2008-11-11 Cell-coated stent as effective as drug-coated ones 0 None
2008-11-11 Neuroprosthetic brain implants may help stroke patients overcome partial paralysis 0 None
2008-11-11 MD FIRE program aims to integrate medical devices to improve the safety of medical care 0 None
2008-11-11 New technology to control the motion of bacteria that produce cellulose - biomaterial and medical implant potential 0 None
2008-11-11 Heart powered pacemakers and defibrillators 0 None
2008-11-11 Data expands the clinical utility of deCODE tests for heart attack, atrial fibrillation and stroke 0 None
2008-11-10 New Australian software for counting hairs 0 None
2008-11-10 Medtronic announces U.S. trial data on transcatheter valve for congenital heart disease 0 None
2008-11-10 Arteriocyte awarded DARPA funding for company's blood pharming technology 0 None
2008-11-10 New automotive safety systems to predict and prevent traffic accidents 0 None
2008-11-10 Headphones for MP3 players interfere with heart defibrillators, pacemakers 0 None
2008-11-10 Transition from CFC to HFA asthma inhalers 0 None
2008-11-10 New hybrid technology for disease prevention 0 4
2008-11-10 GE Healthcare showcases new cardiology technology 0 5
2008-11-08 Novel new approach to polymer synthesis 0 None
2008-11-08 New silver coated anti-microbial barrier dressing receives Canadian approval 0 None
2008-11-08 ESF workshop makes major advance in cancer radiotherapy 0 None
2008-11-07 Artificial intelligence coaching system lessens dementia load 0 None
2008-11-07 Accelr8 announces study results with BACcel diagnostic system for broad resistance in gram-negative pathogens 0 None
2008-11-06 Alternative brain scanning technology may aid diagnosis 0 None
2008-11-06 Computer that reacts to thought a lifeline for brain injured 0 None
2008-11-06 BioLife Solutions submits FDA master file on HypoThermosol preservation and storage media for cells, tissues 0 None
2008-11-06 Needle-free injection device approved in Europe and Australia 0 None
2008-11-05 Computer model improves diagnostic sonography 0 None
2008-11-04 The two-pacemaker system 0 None
2008-11-03 DIY high-tech microscope 0 5
2008-11-02 Novel scaffold to fix broken hearts 0 None
2008-10-29 Pulsed ultrasound used to remote control brain circuits 1 None
2008-10-29 New small device able to counts viruses in minutes 0 None
2008-10-27 Nanodiamond drug device could transform cancer treatment 0 1
2008-10-27 Universal test for genetic diseases in unborn children in the pipeline 0 4
2008-10-26 FDA approves lung valve to control some air leaks post-surgery 0 None
2008-10-26 Sensitive ultrasound to spot early-stage cancer 0 None
2008-10-23 NanoVibronix receives FDA clearance for PainShield diathermy device 0 None
2008-10-23 FDA approves Boston Scientific's carotid artery stent 0 None
2008-10-23 Self assembling "organic wires" 0 None
2008-10-23 Providing pain relief with computers 0 None
2008-10-22 Medtronic launches new device to improve minimally-invasive treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms 0 None
2008-10-21 New imaging technique detects early cervical cancer 0 None
2008-10-16 $2 egg-beater - low-cost centrifuge replacement - could save lives in developing countries 0 None
2008-10-16 Medication error rates to be reduced by technology 0 None
2008-10-15 Citywide electronic health information exchange 0 None
2008-10-15 NIH funds two new centers for imaging technology for neurodegenerative disorders and software for protein analysis 0 None
2008-10-15 Surface analysis exposes counterfeit medicines 0 None
2008-10-14 Computers that understand how you feel 0 None
2008-10-14 HealthGrades buys Australian health portal 0 None
2008-10-14 St. Jude Medical gets U.S. and European approval of Angio-Seal Evolution Vascular Closure Device 0 None
2008-10-14 GE announces battery-free RFID sensor 0 5
2008-10-14 Smart Disc successfully tests artificial spinal disc technology 1 None
2008-10-14 Lab tests online to benefit Czech Republic 0 None
2008-10-12 Nanowire sensors show huge potential for point-of-care disease detection 0 None
2008-10-12 Vulnerable plaque may be easier to detect through optical coherence tomography 0 None
2008-10-12 New devices used to reduce arterial occlusions, provide cardiac support 0 None
2008-10-12 Ultra-sensitive nanoprobes help tackle MRSA 0 None
2008-10-12 FDA approves second-generation TAXUS Liberte Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System 0 5
2008-10-06 New rapid test for rare leukemia 0 None
2008-10-06 'Lab-on-Bead' to speed drug discovery 0 None
2008-10-05 Revolution Health, Waterfront Media merge to compete with WebMD 0 None
2008-10-05 Cancer treatment by linear accelerator is a reality now in India 0 None
2008-10-02 Mammograms read by computers will boost cancer detection and reduce doctors' workload 0 None
2008-10-01 New technology promises tests for diseases such as cancer in 15 minutes 0 None
2008-09-30 New test for rapid detection of influenza 0 None
2008-09-30 $2.5 billion to modernize U.S. health IT systems 0 None
2008-09-30 Innovative technology to improve colon cancer prevention 0 None
2008-09-28 No blood needed thanks to non-invasive blood monitoring device 0 None
2008-09-23 New technology to analyse human cells 0 None
2008-09-23 New tool for 'right first time' drug manufacture 0 None
2008-09-22 Medicare Part B premiums in 2009 will not increase for most beneficiaries 0 None
2008-09-22 Senate hearing discusses recommendations for increased regulations on direct-to-consumer ads for medical devices 0 None
2008-09-21 New kinds of optical sensors make MRI scans safer 0 None
2008-09-21 SOLX receives FDA clearance for new glaucoma laser 0 None
2008-09-17 Dollar-sized medical device provides injured military skydiver with pain relief 0 None
2008-09-16 Carbon nanotube coating improves electrical stimulation therapy used for Parkinson's, depression, chronic pain 0 None
2008-09-16 Webcam technology helps Arizona hospitals better communicate with non-English-speaking patients 0 None
2008-09-15 Vicor Technologies announces publication of positive results in study conducted in collaboration with U.S. Army 0 None
2008-09-15 Inovio Biomedical achieves 75% complete response rate in preclinical testing of DNA-based cancer vaccine using its electroporation DNA delivery system 0 None
2008-09-14 BioServe introduces customizable DNA panels for genetic research 0 None
2008-09-11 Accelr8 announces publication of study on OptiChem bio-coatings 0 None
2008-09-11 Rep. Stark prepared to introduce legislation this week to spur nationwide adoption of electronic health records 0 None
2008-09-10 Broad coalition of industry, not-for-profit groups push for passage of health IT legislation 0 None
2008-09-09 ThermoGenesis announces distribution agreement for bone marrow stem cell device 0 None
2008-09-08 World's first hand-held ultrasound imaging device 1 None
2008-09-08 New coating for urinary catheters reduce infection risk 0 None
2008-09-07 Coated lenses set to reduce 'post-op' infections for cataract patients 0 None
2008-09-07 Dental fillings without gaps 0 None
2008-09-07 Computerized reminder system drove up colon cancer screening rates 0 None
2008-09-05 FDA approves DNA test to measure hepatitis B viral load 0 None
2008-09-04 FDA approves Medtronic software update that will help detect fractures in cardiac defibrillator leads 0 None
2008-09-03 A home early warning system for cardiac patients 0 None
2008-09-03 Innovative mobile dental service offers help to those struggling to find dental care 1 1
2008-09-03 New software promises to reduce bottlenecks in emergency departments 0 None
2008-09-02 First patient enrolled in study evaluating S.M.A.R.T. Nitinol self-expandable stent 0 None
2008-09-01 Robotic navigation systems in electrophysiology 0 None
2008-09-01 New generation drug-eluting stent demonstrates equivalent efficacy to market leader in 'real world' 0 None
2008-08-31 Drug eluting stents: New elements in the debate 0 None
2008-08-31 New sensory devices to help Parkinson's and stroke patients 0 None
2008-08-31 Cardiac ultrasound imaging goes handheld 0 None
2008-08-31 New molecular imaging techniques aim at detection of earliest steps of disease development 0 None
2008-08-28 New cutting edge laser technology provides view into body's chemical messenger system 0 None
2008-08-27 FDA clears non-invasive test to help manage heart transplant patients 0 None
2008-08-26 New kind of bioglass to help bones mend 0 None
2008-08-24 Computer modeling technology helps HIV treatment in developing nations 0 None
2008-08-21 Novel imaging reagents and technology that non-invasively locates, quantifies specific cells in the body 0 None
2008-08-21 Plastic coatings could help medical implants connect with neurons 0 None
2008-08-21 Intel's CTO says technology will bring man and machine much closer together by 2050 0 None
2008-08-20 New imaging technology provides early diagnosis of osteoarthritis 0 None
2008-08-20 eHealth closer to reality thanks to real-time relevant medical data extraction 0 None
2008-08-14 New plastic film to tackle E. coli 0 None
2008-08-14 Portable test for bird flu promises to save many lives 0 None
2008-08-13 Democrats opposing Supreme Court decision in favor of pre-emption pandering to tort lawyers, editorial says 0 None
2008-08-13 St. Jude Medical receives approval of first extended-life primary cell neurostimulator for treatment of chronic pain 0 None
2008-08-12 New technology captures human movement in 3D 0 None
2008-08-12 Tiny, easy to insert heart pump aids critically ill patients 0 None
2008-08-08 New therapeutic platform technology tackles major diseases 0 None
2008-08-06 Scientists develop high-performance, hemispherical "eye" camera 0 None
2008-08-06 BioNanomatrix awarded NIH grant for nanoscale platform for single-molecule DNA mapping 0 None
2008-08-05 First U.S. patient receives new "maglev" heart device 0 None
2008-08-04 ShangRing - innovative circumcision device 0 None
2008-08-03 Telemedicine could have a profound impact on the treatment of stroke patients throughout the world 0 None
2008-08-03 Dissolvable ultra-fine, 3-dimensional scaffold offers a 'simple' solution to treating skin injuries 0 None
2008-08-03 Scientists develop ultra-sensitive optical protein sensor, a first for a salivary diagnostic test 0 None
2008-07-31 Changes to working regulations in the UK are failing doctors and patients 0 None
2008-07-31 FDA clears test that determines what type of cancer cells are present in a malignant tumor 0 None
2008-07-31 Elastic mesh device that cradles heart may impede cardiomyopathy 0 None
2008-07-30 Using the web to tackle young people's drinking 0 None
2008-07-29 Putting a virtual doctor in the ambulance 0 None
2008-07-29 A dental robotic testing simulator from Bristol University 0 None
2008-07-23 Automated de-identification of free-text medical records - privacy assured by electronic censor 0 None
2008-07-23 Newly developed software helps doctors care for premature babies 0 None
2008-07-22 Painless, portable device could be an alternative to traditional mammograms 0 None
2008-07-22 New cartilage repair gel developed by University of Bradford 0 None
2008-07-22 Mobile medics will shape the medical device market 0 None
2008-07-22 Visualisation software to aid prostate cancer detection 0 None
2008-07-22 Radical new technology could end drilling and filling misery at the dentist 0 None
2008-07-21 New imaging system from MIT may help understand origins of cancer 0 None
2008-07-21 HALO Ablation System shows great promise for precancerous esophagus disease 1 3.5
2008-07-18 Advanced Bionics settles with FDA 0 None
2008-07-17 New super-resolution X-ray microscope 0 None
2008-07-17 New ultrasound imaging system spots early evidence of peripheral arterial disease 0 None
2008-07-17 New 'Cardiomobile' monitoring system 0 None
2008-07-17 FDA settles with Californian hearing device manufacturer 0 None
2008-07-17 Innovative robotic system for better handling of lab samples 0 None
2008-07-17 Rethinking medical professionalism: the role of information technology and practice innovations 0 None
2008-07-16 Foot orthoses reduce foot pain caused by arthritis 0 None
2008-07-16 $2 million computer will help unravel major medical ailments 0 None
2008-07-15 New technology revolutionizing drug discovery 0 None
2008-07-14 FA imaging, invented at U-M, measures metabolic stress in retina - serves as early warning of diabetes 0 None
2008-07-14 IMEC improves wireless ECG patch for cardiac monitoring 0 None
2008-07-10 An automated wearable artificial kidney 0 None
2008-07-10 Scientists view tiny fibers of working muscles in live humans with microendoscopy technique 0 None
2008-07-10 A micro-sized sewing machine for DNA 0 None
2008-07-09 New antimicrobial coatings from single-walled carbon nanotubes and lysozyme 0 None
2008-07-08 Small portable MRI scanners developed 3 5
2008-07-08 Rapid prototyping technology builds bones 0 None
2008-07-08 New online chat forum for cancer patients 1 None
2008-07-08 New 3-D object recognition and image processing technology to detect cancer 0 None
2008-07-07 Femtosecond laser improves corneal transplant outcomes 0 None
2008-07-07 Online resource for ethnicity and health doubles content 0 None
2008-07-07 93-year old man with life threatening aneurysm treated using new fenestrated endograft stent 0 None
2008-07-03 Powered leg suspension system will benefit health staff and patients 0 None
2008-07-03 Safer, more effective stents will be available next week for patients with clogged arteries 0 None
2008-07-03 Microchip-based device determines the genetic signature of lung tumors 0 None
2008-07-02 Lawmakers to introduce bill that would overturn Supreme Court decision on medical device liability 0 None
2008-07-02 FDA finds many possibly life-threatening medical equipment malfunctions result from software problems 0 None
2008-07-01 Disease-detecting lab-on-a-chip 0 None
2008-06-30 Wound-cleaning laser kills harmful bacteria 1 None
2008-06-30 Hand-held magnetic pulse device relieves migraines 0 None
2008-06-30 Tongue-operated assistive technology lets persons with disabilities operate powered wheelchairs 0 None
2008-06-30 New self-powered sensor to monitor progress during knee operations 0 None
2008-06-30 Microscopic needles effectively deliver drugs to the eyes 0 None
2008-06-26 New device blocks stomach nerve signals - alternative to existing bariatric surgeries 0 None
2008-06-26 Novel electronic device "zaps" away migraine pain 0 None
2008-06-25 An implantable sensor to revolutionise the management of heart disease 0 None
2008-06-25 Identity tags can cause life saving medical equipment to malfunction 0 None
2008-06-24 RFID applications in health care may affect medical equipment 0 5
2008-06-24 Laser "microscalpel" to target individual cancer cells 0 None
2008-06-24 Researchers develop brain-machine interfaces that learn with the brain 0 None
2008-06-24 Amorfix achieves target sensitivity with its Alzheimer's disease diagnostic test 0 None
2008-06-23 Looking into our bodies with state-of-the-art equipment 0 None
2008-06-19 FDA approves implantable electronic device that stimulates the diaphragm 0 None
2008-06-17 Wall Street Journal examines efforts to encourage adoption of electronic prescribing technology 0 None
2008-06-16 Molecular imaging helps follow the progression of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-06-16 Noninvasive molecular imaging technology helps track stem cells in tumors 0 None
2008-06-16 Computer predicts anti-cancer molecules 0 None
2008-06-16 Nuclear medicine imaging test could aid children suffering from reflux disease 0 None
2008-06-16 University of California, San Francisco embraces web 2.0 for health information 0 None
2008-06-16 Victorian Government invests heavily in life-saving medical technology 0 None
2008-06-16 New device for splinting wrist fractures 0 None
2008-06-16 PolyTherics and Alligator Bioscience announce strategic collaboration for optimisation of next generation biopharmaceuticals 0 None
2008-06-16 Patient access, broadband connected, report says 0 None
2008-06-15 Roche chlamydia test approved in Europe 0 None
2008-06-15 New medical equipment tested to extremes 0 None
2008-06-04 Drug information for the iPhone 0 None
2008-06-03 First prototype of machine that copies itself goes on show 0 None
2008-06-03 Silver rings to alleviate symptoms of arthritis 1 5
2008-06-03 A magnetically contolled camera pill 0 None
2008-06-03 New 'Track Your Drinking' Google gadget 0 None
2008-06-02 Waiting room touch pad device may prove to be a life-saver 0 None
2008-05-30 CFC-propelled inhalers no longer available as of Dec. 31 2008 0 None
2008-05-30 Novel replacement for conventional needle and syringe 0 5
2008-05-29 New type of wound dressing made of silica gel fibers 0 None
2008-05-29 Wireless vision implant 0 None
2008-05-28 New Kaiser Daily health blog watch 0 None
2008-05-28 U.S. Government 'must take lead' in health care IT, former Rep. Johnson writes 0 None
2008-05-22 Kaiser Family Foundation creates new online tool that provides latest health policy facts and data 0 None
2008-05-22 HHS receives more than thirty applications for electronic health records pilot program 0 None
2008-05-22 Fluorescent 'barcodes' called nanostrings could revolutionise diagnostics 0 None
2008-05-21 High resolution confocal endomicroscopy probe system tells whether colon polyp is benign without removal 0 None
2008-05-21 Digital Healthcare appointed to major NHS Framework contract 0 None
2008-05-21 New clinical research and imaging centre for Bristol 0 None
2008-05-20 New, single-exposure imaging tool puts biomedical imaging in palm of hands 0 None
2008-05-20 Eye tracker technology detects autism at 9 months of age 0 None
2008-05-20 Dendrimers improve imaging with magnetic nanoparticles 0 None
2008-05-20 Mass-producing tunable magnetic nanoparticles 0 None
2008-05-20 Chip-based device measures drug resistance in tumor cells 0 None
2008-05-19 Spectral Modeling technology substantiated through creation of antipsychotic bank of drug candidates 0 None
2008-05-14 Wireless to take healthcare out of hospitals 0 None
2008-05-13 American Medical Association officials outline provisions physicians would accept in electronic prescribing legislation 0 None
2008-05-13 Simple, painless hair test detects breast cancer 0 None
2008-05-12 New MRI technique detects subtle but serious brain injury 0 None
2008-05-09 Blogging to bust cancer myths 0 None
2008-05-06 Location technologies are improving NHS care 0 None
2008-05-06 Autonomous robot surgery a step closer 0 None
2008-05-06 New scanner opens up new possibilities for patients 0 None
2008-05-06 Clockwork PCR including sample prep 0 None
2008-05-06 More than 25 percent of pediatric emergency visits could be conducted online 0 None
2008-05-05 Simple, inexpensive telemedicine system 0 None
2008-05-05 Cordis Corporation launches new peripheral angioplasty balloon catheters 0 None
2008-05-02 New surgical device earns high marks from combat surgeons 0 None
2008-05-02 New tool for tissue damage assessment 0 None
2008-05-01 Novel automated anesthetic technique 0 None
2008-04-29 New concept sends medical images via cellular phones 0 None
2008-04-29 Novel newborn screening kits developed by NovaUCD-based Enzolve Technologies 0 None
2008-04-29 FDA approves coronary artery plaque imaging device 0 None
2008-04-28 New imaging technology lights up lungs to diagnose disease 0 None
2008-04-26 Mutation database helps personalized treatment of lung cancer 0 None
2008-04-24 New 3-D ultrasound provides clear images of the major arteries within the brain 0 None
2008-04-23 Researchers develop breath-monitoring device to monitor treatment adherence among HIV-positive people 0 None
2008-04-23 Simulating surgery to reduce implant complications 0 None
2008-04-23 Northern Devon Healthcare Trust reduces call waiting times with speech recognition solution 0 None
2008-04-23 Wireless technology needed to build recession proof health services 0 None
2008-04-23 ASTRO launches online practice quality improvement project 0 None
2008-04-23 FDA approves guayule latex gloves 0 None
2008-04-22 Atherotech VAP cholesterol test meets updated ADA, ACC measurement and treatment guidelines for high risk patients 0 None
2008-04-22 Bionic eye promises to restore sight to the blind 0 None
2008-04-22 Simple saliva test gives speedy heart attack diagnosis 0 1
2008-04-21 Theranostics Health to commercialize microdissection technology from NIH 0 None
2008-04-21 MaxCyte introduces large scale transfection technology - accelerates cell-based assay development 0 None
2008-04-21 New technology tracks medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-04-21 FDA mechanical heart technology - HeartMate II 0 None
2008-04-21 Winner of Penn's 2008 PennVention - new prosthetic limb 0 None
2008-04-21 Can IT fuel the race to the $1,000 human genome? 0 None
2008-04-20 Social networking, malaria and philanthropy partnership 0 None
2008-04-18 CoolTouch introduces new laser lipolysis suction handpiece - reduces lipolysis procedure time 0 None
2008-04-17 Self-repairing technologies in polymer materials 0 None
2008-04-17 Measurement technology to investigate neurovascular coupling 0 None
2008-04-17 Angiotech receives FDA clearance to market 5-Fluorouracil-coated central venous catheter 0 None
2008-04-17 New hybrid hearing aid/cochlear implant device 1 None
2008-04-10 New devices and research for mechanical circulatory support in pediatrics 0 None
2008-04-10 New electronic detection system for infectious illness 0 None
2008-04-10 Wireless EEG system self-powered by body heat and light 0 None
2008-04-09 Special filter quickly and effectively removes deadly vCJD protein from blood 0 None
2008-04-09 Wireless device designed to be injected into tumors tracks tumors, radiation dose 0 None
2008-04-09 New computer model helps study cell membrane dynamics 0 None
2008-04-09 Blood test in the pipeline for early Parkinson's and Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-04-08 Electronic health records help monitor medications and avoiding usage problems in seniors 0 None
2008-04-07 Computer developed to interpret attractiveness in women 0 None
2008-04-07 Occupational therapists use Wii for Parkinson's study 0 None
2008-04-04 Using teledentistry to provide orthodontic services to disadvantaged children 0 None
2008-04-04 New web portal, the PSI Structural Genomics Knowledgebase to advance protein studies 0 None
2008-04-03 Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography to help determine whether cognitive impairment will lead to Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-04-02 Light-powered nanomachine kills cancer cells 0 None
2008-04-02 ExoSeal vascular plug gets good reviews in ECLIPSE study 0 None
2008-04-01 New type of imaging system illuminates tumors to nearly one-trillionth of a meter 0 None
2008-03-31 iPods and similar devices found not to affect pacemaker function 0 None
2008-03-31 Drug-eluting stents outperform bare-metal stents 0 None
2008-03-31 Special catheter that clears debris from artery helps blood flow in percutaneous coronary intervention 0 None
2008-03-31 Simple screening chips could speed up detection of livestock viruses 0 None
2008-03-28 FDA makes recommendations on medical devices that treat blocked heart arteries 0 None
2008-03-26 A biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings 0 None
2008-03-25 Siemens installs first HD-PET technology at UT Southwestern 0 None
2008-03-25 New software finds 11 genetic variations to type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-03-24 Eye test peers into heat-related multiple sclerosis symptoms 0 None
2008-03-20 Robot fetches objects with just a point and a click 0 None
2008-03-20 New medical adhesive 0 None
2008-03-19 SnowWorld, an interactive, virtual-reality video game helps burn patients with pain relief 2 5
2008-03-19 Europeans can now check out on-line the credentials of laboratories offering genetic tests 0 None
2008-03-19 Cutting edge computing sheds light on how life on earth may have originated 0 None
2008-03-19 At home genomic tests for disease risk may be premature 0 None
2008-03-18 New robotic interventional imaging technology holds promise of improved cancer care 0 None
2008-03-18 New technique detects early stages of colon cancer without a biopsy 0 None
2008-03-17 Home sleep test for sleep apnea approved by Medicare 0 None
2008-03-13 Implantable medical devices may expose patients to security, privacy risks; solutions suggested 0 None
2008-03-13 New smarter technology for identifying human remains 0 None
2008-03-12 World's newest flexible drug-eluting stent used by Methodist cardiologists 0 None
2008-03-12 Thermo Fisher Scientific creates breakthrough gene-silencing tool 0 None
2008-03-12 New diagnostic tool detects and monitors bladder cancer 0 None
2008-03-11 Researchers develop system that understand spoken language 0 None
2008-03-11 Portable DNA sensors 0 1
2008-03-10 Heparin shortage, infusion therapy firm intros MaxPlusClear 0 None
2008-03-10 New device - combination PET and MRI scanner 0 None
2008-03-10 On-line fracture risk calculator 0 3.6
2008-03-10 Bottom-up fabrication of tiny wires may help detect cancer and other diseases 0 None
2008-03-06 MIT cell-based sensor technology quickly detects airborne pathogens 0 None
2008-03-06 New system improves hearing in patients with cochlear implants 0 None
2008-03-06 Novel imaging technique provides comprehensive diagnosis of heart disease 0 None
2008-03-04 Device allows scientists to control gene activity across generations of cells 0 None
2008-03-01 New super technology to detect food-borne pathogens, toxins 0 None
2008-03-01 Southeastern unveils new emergency alert system 0 None
2008-02-28 New NIH cholesterol website for seniors 0 None
2008-02-28 Springer launches 18,000 searchable online protocols in life sciences and biomedicine 0 None
2008-02-27 RFID technology to secure donor blood supply 0 5
2008-02-27 Encyclopedia of Life 0 None
2008-02-27 GeneSearch Breast Lymph Node Assay reduces recurrence of breast cancer 0 None
2008-02-26 Genomatix integrates genome-wide open chromatin from next generation sequencing 0 None
2008-02-26 Powerful new cell research tool 0 None
2008-02-26 New metabolic imaging instrument shows promise as screening device in diabetes and other major eye diseases 0 None
2008-02-22 New electron microscope identifies atoms 0 None
2008-02-22 Extending laser wavelengths 0 None
2008-02-22 Wireless devices increasingly helping people with disabilities 0 None
2008-02-21 Thomson Healthcare announces new application portal 0 None
2008-02-21 Zero-field remote detection of NMR with a microfabricated atomic magnetometer 0 None
2008-02-21 Malaysia Genome Institute advances bioinformatics research using SGI Technology 0 None
2008-02-20 Optical tool detects biomarkers in breath 0 None
2008-02-20 Brain-scanning technology helps trace source of emotions in brain 0 None
2008-02-14 New laser for wrinkle removal, acne scarring and tattoo removal 0 None
2008-02-14 URMC testing new device for Parkinson's 0 None
2008-02-14 Slow growth rate found in overall prices in medical technology sector 0 None
2008-02-14 Gene chip technology used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness 0 None
2008-02-13 Lab on a chip mimics chemical complexities of the brain 0 None
2008-02-12 Robotic rats to aid in rescue missions 0 None
2008-02-11 NHS launches medical news service 0 None
2008-02-11 New computerized image analysis will aid diagnosis and treatment of cancer 0 None
2008-02-08 Respiration device for detecting early-stage respiratory irregularities in premature babies 0 None
2008-02-08 New cements for vertebral lesions 0 None
2008-02-08 FDA approves novel allograft product 0 None
2008-02-07 New devices to boost nematode research on neurons and drugs 0 None
2008-02-05 New backing for medical devices brings Australian R&D and industry together 0 None
2008-02-05 iPods shown not to interfere with pacemakers 0 None
2008-02-05 FDA approves Endeavor Zotarolimus-eluting coronary stent 0 None
2008-01-30 New biodegradable film reduces scarring following open heart surgery 0 None
2008-01-29 Printed intelligence technology for mass production of analytical devices 0 None
2008-01-29 Formal European launch of lab tests online 0 None
2008-01-28 Direct sequencing of single RNA strands with tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy 0 None
2008-01-25 New MIT tool probes brain circuits 0 None
2008-01-25 Computer vision may not be as good as thought 0 None
2008-01-23 New air sensor system will help asthmatics 0 None
2008-01-23 Dark-field X-rays give more revealing images of body tissue 0 None
2008-01-22 New knowledge base of gene-disease relationships 0 None
2008-01-22 JDSU advances the world of polarization optics 0 None
2008-01-21 Dark-field x-ray images sharpen medical imaging 0 None
2008-01-21 National study will look at German-made heart pump for children needing heart transplants 1 None
2008-01-21 Military radar could help stroke patients 0 None
2008-01-18 Contact lenses with imprinted electronic circuit and lights 0 None
2008-01-17 New device quickly detects early Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-01-17 Fixing wrist fractures without a cast 0 None
2008-01-16 Stereotaxis announces FDA approval of magnetic irrigated catheter 0 None
2008-01-16 New European medical implants 0 None
2008-01-14 New motor system impairment diagnosing tool 0 None
2008-01-10 Real concerns over the ethics of a DNA database 0 5
2008-01-09 Peptides on a microchip 0 None
2008-01-09 New mobile video assistance technology to improve the life of older people 0 None
2008-01-09 Table-top device prevents potential errors in children's medications 0 None
2008-01-08 Seamless European e-health web 0 None
2008-01-08 Patient care: Intelligent Clinical Decision Support System 0 None
2008-01-08 Scientists study meta-material and sound waves to improve medical scans 0 None
2008-01-08 High-energy ultrasound imaging produces clearer pictures of liver tumors 0 None
2008-01-07 Super fine ceramic needles that you can't feel 0 None
2008-01-07 Membrane distillation plants provide water for the world's poorest 2 3.3
2008-01-07 LISA - life science assistant 0 None
2008-01-04 Study finds way to increase use of health information record technologies 0 None
2008-01-04 FDA clears test for 12 specific respiratory viruses 0 None
2008-01-04 Experimental IT to reduce medication errors under study 0 None
2008-01-03 FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses 0 None


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